Life Science Cares Responds to COVID-19: A Webinar Series
Our first installment of the series will highlight the work being done by Broad Street Ministry. Hear from executive director, Mike Dahl, about how an increasing number of Philadelphians are dealing with the challenges of food insecurity and personal hygiene during the crisis. Mike will also share how Broad Street Ministry has entered innovative collaborations to meet the needs of their guests while maintaining social distancing requirements.
Responding to COVID-19: A Conversation with Broad Street Ministry
The Broad Street Ministry has demonstrated that a collective effort is more powerful than working alone. On May 13, Mike Dahl, executive director of Broad Street Ministry, described the unprecedented approach his organization took to protect the health of vulnerable populations and staff, while still distributing food and critical services to those in need. Watch the full video to hear about innovative collaborations with Mural Arts Philadelphia to provide hand washing stations; and Prevention Point, Project HOME and local caterers to provide meals and healthcare to thousands of Philadelphians through Step Up To The Plate Philadelphia.
HOST: Spark Therapeutics
SPEAKERS: Mike Dahl, Executive Director, Broad Street Ministry; Lisa Dalton, Chief People Officer, Spark Therapeutics; Pete Wolf, Executive Director, Life Science Cares Philadelphia
Responding to COVID-19: A Conversation with Cradles to Crayons
Cradles to Crayons focuses on helping the 300,000 children in Greater Philadelphia who live in poverty. On May 27, Michal Smith, executive director of Cradles to Crayons Philadelphia, shared how Cradles to Crayons was able to navigate pandemic-related challenges and respond to the urgent need for diapers, school and art supplies, hygiene essentials and other necessities to support vulnerable families with children.
HOST: Idera Pharmaceuticals
SPEAKERS: Michal Smith, Executive Director, Cradles to Crayons Philadelphia; Vin Milano, Chief Executive Officer, Idera Pharmaceuticals; Pete Wolf, Executive Director, Life Science Cares Philadelphia